Dear Joel Mathis: Liberalism, Not Nationalism, Killed Compassion in America

Pesky Truth

blank Here is a photo of what the “free” press allows me to freely use when I look for images of the illegal immigrant caravan/invasion heading to America.

In his essay published in The Week magazine, self-described “liberal” Joel Mathis ponders the question, “Has nationalism killed compassion in America?”  The piece is an unintentional tribute to Ronald Reagan’s famous quip, “It isn’t so much that liberals are ignorant. It’s just that they know so many things that aren’t so.”  Follow along, and you’ll see what I mean.  My remarks are in red.

By Joel Mathis

There’s been some heavy lifting lately, in the non-Trumpist precincts of our politics, to rescue the idea of “nationalism” from the clutches of President Trump and his alt-right followers. Lest liberals and progressives be tempted to throw the baby out with the bathwater, we’re reminded in books and essays that nationalism has…

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Believer (God the Father, the Son and Messiah, the Holy Spirit), daughter, wife, mother, memaw, RN, hobbit, street evangelist I love people, music, reading, praying, studying the Bible, keeping up with national news and politics. I am a strict constructionist, a true American. I love my country. I honor her warriors. I am thankful for our Constitution and will personally bear arms for it.
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